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Forum: Road warriors 02-27-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 2,575
Views: 318,263
Posted By Roadscum
That GW has had major suspension work. I had that...

That GW has had major suspension work. I had that discussion with the owner a few years back.... after he blew past me! :lol3

Paul
Forum: Road warriors 02-26-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 2,575
Views: 318,263
Posted By Roadscum
It's not about the attorneys, it's about the...

It's not about the attorneys, it's about the greedy Americans riders that will initiate a lawsuit at the drop of a hat and a government with burdensome liability laws that place the burden of our own...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 24,212
Posted By Roadscum
Indeed... and they are there to, well, weep....

Indeed... and they are there to, well, weep. :lol3


http://www.flowkoolerwaterpumps.com/info/common_waterpump_failures.html

Paul
Forum: Road warriors 02-25-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 2,575
Views: 318,263
Posted By Roadscum
O course you don't "hold back" in the straights,...

O course you don't "hold back" in the straights, dah.... :eek1
Even on the slowest of bikes better skills translates into better lap times. It doesn't matter what you ride. I admire and respect the...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 24,212
Posted By Roadscum
That weep hole is a product of some BMW motorrad...

That weep hole is a product of some BMW motorrad engineering genius, what do you think it's suppose to do? You only get one guess.. :lol3

Paul
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 727
Posted By Roadscum
I've found that the spoke wheels on my '15 GSA...

I've found that the spoke wheels on my '15 GSA holds air far better then any case wheel I had in the past. After 3 months and 5K miles the TPM reading hasn't changed, no need to add air. A few days...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,178
Posted By Roadscum
Weep holes do what weep holes are designed to...

Weep holes do what weep holes are designed to do....... can you guess what that is????? :freaky :lol3

Paul
Forum: Road warriors 02-24-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,627
Posted By Roadscum
Nah, not crazy. Horses is something most riders...

Nah, not crazy. Horses is something most riders think the need but few, very few, actually use most of it. When I ask how often they ride at WOT near red line, that's where the hp is, there eyes...
Forum: Road warriors 02-24-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 2,575
Views: 318,263
Posted By Roadscum
:rofl:rofl:rofl ..... and depends on the...

:rofl:rofl:rofl

..... and depends on the rider, his skill, and his courage.
Anyone can ride fast down the straighs, that's a measure of HP. Fast in the corners is a measure of skills. :lol3
...
Forum: Road warriors 02-22-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 1,150
Views: 268,835
Posted By Roadscum
:rofl :rofl :rofl Good luck with that! ...

:rofl :rofl :rofl

Good luck with that!

Paul
Forum: GS Boxers 02-22-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 1,301
Views: 314,964
Posted By Roadscum
Thanks for the explanation. I never gave thought...

Thanks for the explanation. I never gave thought to the obstacles of shipping a bike W/O a clear title.

YES, I had a clear title on both bike I shipped to Heidelberg.

Stefan is a great...
Forum: Road warriors 02-21-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 2,575
Views: 318,263
Posted By Roadscum
The trend seem to be that manufactures no long...

The trend seem to be that manufactures no long accept responsibility for the quality of their product. It's easier to pass the blame on to a vendor.
WTF has happened to supply chain management and...
Forum: Road warriors 02-21-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 1,150
Views: 268,835
Posted By Roadscum
Take a look here: ...

Take a look here:

http://www.totalmotorcycle.com/motorcycles/2015/2015-Moto-Guzzi-V7II-Special.htm

...
Forum: Road warriors 02-20-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 2,575
Views: 318,263
Posted By Roadscum
...and some have complain of excessive noise from...

...and some have complain of excessive noise from CCT. This is version #3 of the CCT for this motor, time and miles will tell if it's more then just a noise issue. Let's hope it's nothing more.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-20-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 1,301
Views: 314,964
Posted By Roadscum
Tell me how Hap's worked "with BMW to allow me to...

Tell me how Hap's worked "with BMW to allow me to ship the bike internationally"?

I've shipped two BMW's to Europe in the past 6 years (using Stefan Knopf and I store a bike with him) without...
Forum: Road warriors 02-19-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 2,575
Views: 318,263
Posted By Roadscum
Not true, most travel on the autobahn is...

Not true, most travel on the autobahn is restricted to 130 km these days, although there are stretches without limit, and remember "gute fahrt!

Paul
Forum: Americas 02-19-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 588
Posted By Roadscum
Give some thought to getting the Butler map of...

Give some thought to getting the Butler map of Colorado, or the entire set for that matter.

Paul
Forum: Road warriors 02-18-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 2,575
Views: 318,263
Posted By Roadscum
+1 I like the way you're thinking! :thumb ...

+1
I like the way you're thinking! :thumb

All of my recent touring bike have had hand guards for that very reason, even my R1200R.

Paul
Forum: GS Boxers 02-18-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,007
Posted By Roadscum
My dealer will reset the service light free of...

My dealer will reset the service light free of charge and I suspect check for software updates at the same time. Not sure what would happen if updates were available. Would he charge me to down load...
Forum: EMEA 02-17-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 306
Posted By Roadscum
I suggest you catch up on current events and the...

I suggest you catch up on current events and the political situation in that part of the world then plan to go else where. I don't want to read about the beheading, burning, rape, etc. of a female...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-16-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 847
Views: 117,118
Posted By Roadscum
That's what I like to see Andy... nicely done...

That's what I like to see Andy... nicely done mate!

Paul
Forum: Road warriors 02-14-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 2,575
Views: 318,263
Posted By Roadscum
No! They don't want to further erode sales of the...

No! They don't want to further erode sales of the Super Tenere, seems sales for the ST in the US are not what Yamaha had hoped for.

Love the FJ-09 for what it is, don't waste energy wishing you...
Forum: EMEA 02-14-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,992
Posted By Roadscum
I keep a F800GT in Europe for summer getaways,...

I keep a F800GT in Europe for summer getaways, riding solo. Unless you and your pillion are on the small side of small I think you'd be a bit crowded. I suspect the same for the F800R. Of those you...
Forum: Road warriors 02-13-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 3,114
Views: 620,595
Posted By Roadscum
Cold snap here today to, it's only going to reach...

Cold snap here today to, it's only going to reach 68, glad I've got heated grips, now where's my heated jacket liner. ...
..
.
That was cruel, sorry. :freaky

Paul
Forum: Road warriors 02-13-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 1,150
Views: 268,835
Posted By Roadscum
Congradulation! :thumb I know you made...

Congradulation! :thumb

I know you made the right choice because the V7 made you smile. We should only own bikes that make us smile and we should own all of them! :lol3

Paul
Forum: Road warriors 02-13-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 531
Views: 75,883
Posted By Roadscum
I've had many BMW's, my 1st in 1973, and after...

I've had many BMW's, my 1st in 1973, and after all these years I'm still in wonder at the the "thinking?" of BMW designers/engineers. :lol3
I often think they engineer just because they can........
Forum: Road warriors 02-11-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 531
Views: 75,883
Posted By Roadscum
Can you confirm that the cables and hydraulic...

Can you confirm that the cables and hydraulic lines are going to be OK?
Paul
Forum: GS Boxers 02-11-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 322
Views: 79,549
Posted By Roadscum
Ya gotta be kidding, this is the interweb open to...

Ya gotta be kidding, this is the interweb open to all for their self indulgence and personal pleasures. Take your comment above for example, it contributes nothing to the discussion, just like this...
Forum: Road warriors 02-10-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 531
Views: 75,883
Posted By Roadscum
I'm don't understand your comment about the forks...

I'm don't understand your comment about the forks on the RS 'placing the wheel offset'. Can you please explain in a little more detail. Thanks.


Paul
Forum: GS Boxers 02-10-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,583
Posted By Roadscum
Good information, I just crossed the MudSling off...

Good information, I just crossed the MudSling off the list. Thanks for sharing! :thumb

Paul
Forum: EMEA 02-10-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,992
Posted By Roadscum
A few days in Tuscany was more then enough for...

A few days in Tuscany was more then enough for me.
I suggest you consider a side trip to Corsica. You can get a ferry in Livorno Italy(near Pisa and the crooked tower!) and be in Corsica in about 4...
Forum: Road warriors 02-05-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 2,575
Views: 318,263
Posted By Roadscum
Because it's the interweb! Some folks simply need...

Because it's the interweb! Some folks simply need to be heard, even when they have nothing to contribute and have no interest in the bike. :eek1 :huh :lol3

Paul
Forum: EMEA 02-05-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,131
Posted By Roadscum
You get so much more then that, at least I did...

You get so much more then that, at least I did when I toured with Beach. It was a very special experience for me, and even though I keep a bike in Europe for 6-8 week summer get-a-ways, I may do...
Forum: Americas 02-03-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 344
Posted By Roadscum
The Keys are a prime destination for Snow Birds...

The Keys are a prime destination for Snow Birds and they'll be there until after Easter. Lodging will be difficult to find, camp grounds full, restaurants crowded, and very heavy traffic on US 1,...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-01-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,589
Posted By Roadscum
I gotta agree Jim. The '15 GSA w/stock pipe...

I gotta agree Jim. The '15 GSA w/stock pipe actually sounds more throaty then my '11 R1200R with an Akra can and flapper valve removed. The GSA stock can is very light so I see no need for an after...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-28-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,526
Posted By Roadscum
+1 And don't come to a public place...

+1

And don't come to a public place bitching and moaning that a competitor has a similar product, and make slanderous accusations about that competitor who apparently did nothing illegal....
Forum: GS Boxers 01-28-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 2,945
Views: 422,151
Posted By Roadscum
Can anyone here tell me the last time they had a...

Can anyone here tell me the last time they had a mechanical failure of any kind because of the water they used in the cooling system of their own motorcycle. Personal experience only, please..... not...
Forum: Road warriors 01-28-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 2,575
Views: 318,263
Posted By Roadscum
A nice review, thanks for taking the time to...

A nice review, thanks for taking the time to share your experience.

Omitting CC and heated grips was a marketing decision, as I see it, to:
1. Keep the price low when compared to the other...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-28-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,526
Posted By Roadscum
With all due respect Andrew you comments add...

With all due respect Andrew you comments add nothing to the fine work done by JVB to compare your product and the one by Maier. I think someone else mentioned this earlier but I say it again..... ya...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 2,945
Views: 422,151
Posted By Roadscum
I understand your concern, I to would be...

I understand your concern, I to would be concerned..... hope ya have a great ride and that the sun shines upon you.
My comment was not aimed at you.

My aim was at the discussion, that I knew...
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